Common names: Purple heart, Purple queen, Wandering Jew; Scientific name: Tradescantia pallida, Synonyms: Setcreasea pallida, Setcreasea purpurea; Family: Commelinaceae; Genus: Tradescantia.

Plant type: Perennials; Height: 12-18 in. (30-45 cm); Bloom time: Blooms all year; Flower color: Pink or Purple; Leaves: 1 in (2.5.cm) wide and 3-5 in (7.6-12.7 cm) long.